House Music Sessions Hosted by Byron Burke
House Music Sessions with Byron Burke
Byron Burke has worked in the music and consulting industry for over twenty-seven years. He began at the age of 13 as a gifted trumpet player and DJ from the Westside of Chicago. By the age of 16, he was recognized as one of the top teen DJ’s in Chicago which led him to sign his first record deal with DJ International Records”.
By the age of 19, Byron became the Vice President for Burstinglaw Music Productions in Chicago, Illinois. His unique ability to compose, produce and critique songs, stage performances, including marketing & promotion strategies, has made him a pioneer in the music industry.
Byron was the creative force behind the legendary house music band from Chicago called “Ten City“. He co-wrote, produced and remixed songs on the “Foundation” and “State Of Mind” albums for Atlantic Records, including “No House Big Enough” for East/West Records, and “That Was Then, This Is Now” for Columbia Records.
These albums produced ten Top 20 Billboard Magazine dance songs, five Top 10 Billboard Magazine Sales Chart Singles, 10 Top United Kingdom Pop Chart Singles, including a Gold Plaque from Tusk Music, South Africa and a Silver Plaque from the British Phonographic Industry (BPI), United Kingdom.
In January 1999, Burke decided to further his education by attending a continuing studies program at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA. called “Business 16, From Idea to IPO*” This 10 week course taught students how to plan, fund, execute, and attain liquidity for a start-up company in Silicon Valley. Topics covered included researching and writing a business plan, protecting your invention, gathering advisers, raising money, developing an operating plan, hiring and firing, managing success and failure, and selling or taking a company public (IPO).
Today, Burke leads BB Media Global Group, leveraging his experience to help clients embrace the new concepts and ideas that help drive new customers and see long term growth by using biblical principles.
is a boutique media and business development* consulting firm that strengthens & reinforces brand awareness by using creative and charismatic communication strategies that will attract new customers, build customer loyalty, and reduce cost by implementing well-organized marketing & business techniques for start-ups, as well as established corporations throughout North America & Europe. When it comes to business development, the firm works closely with several start-ups and established ventures such as DJ International Records, The House Music Channel , biQ MD Research, ByAllott Promotions, Lady Flava Radio Network, Mustang Mike Drag Racing, & the DJ Hall of Fame.
In addition to his duties at BB Media Global Group, he began his undergrad studies at DePaul University in January 2010 to obtain his BA in Business Development & Entrepreneurship*. On December 16, 2010, he became an inducted member of DePaul’s Golden Key International Honor Society chapter for academic excellence as well as a 2011- 2013 DePaul University SNL Dean Scholarship recipient.